The trained professionals at A Cut Above brandish their skills to refurbish appearances with hair-centric services. During the 10- to 30-minute haircut, one of these mane masters will prune shaggy head shrubberies using a choice of traditional scissors, texture-conjuring razors, or gas-powered lawn mowers. Women and men both can opt to tame unruly brows into suave submission with an eyebrow waxing. Alternately, an upper-lip waxing uproots unwanted facial hair, leaving lips smooth and aerodynamic for Olympic-grade pie-eating marathons.
Muscles unclench, toxins retreat, and stagnant blood gets moving under the therapeutic hands of Casey Muck Ebert, licensed massage therapist of Rockhill Massage Therapy. Casey excels at both ends of the massage spectrum: the therapeutic and the luxurious. Whereas she targets the root causes of pain with sports and deep-tissue massages, she also eases clients into states of tension-free serenity with hot stone and Swedish massages.
In a minimalist office with ivory carpeting and black accents, Dr. Glenn Detlefsen and his staff polish away fine lines and resurface skin with injectables, laser treatments, photofacials, and peels, which can bring a youthful glow to visages without permanently situating them over a birthday cake with five flickering candles. The center bases treatments on results from Visia digital skin analysis, which investigates six aspects contributing to the health and appearance of clients' facial features, including the depth and frequency of wrinkles, the size of pores, and the number of freckles feigned with magic marker.
Office director Dr. Michael Brady, DC oversees the body-contouring therapies that coddle frames in a spa-style environment. Specializing in laser fat reduction, technicians aim to clear bodies of cellulite and excess fat as noninvasively as possible without leaving passive-aggressive notes around the body. Body Shaping with Dr. Brady DC also offers Image Skincare products.
Voted Best of Topeka by the Topeka Capital-Journal for 10 years running, Sun-Tana Mega Salon bronzes bodies with a UV-free VersaSpa spray and 20-minute tanning-bed sessions. Customers can heighten their hues while avoiding the sun's incessant text messaging with the sunless VersaSpa system, for which they can choose from a combination of bronzing solutions for personalized results. Bodies receive a preparatory spray and anti-aging hydration treatment before jumping In VersaSpa booths, a mix of skin-firming solutions coat skin with an even color while an air-purification system keeps booths comfortably breezy. Afterward, air gently blows across torsos so customers can emerge from the booth dry and free to re-don their powdered wigs without smudging. Tans appear within four hours and may last for up to seven days.